Jennifer Lee

September 25, 2019
N. Hampshire woman faces difficult options as her body rejects face transplant – OregonLive

N. Hampshire woman faces difficult options as her body rejects face transplant – OregonLive

Carmen Blandin Tarleton does not want to go backward. She is fighting for a third face. Tarleton, 12 years removed from her estranged husband's attack with a baseball bat and lye that burned most of her body, gained some of her life back after dozens of surg…
September 25, 2019
New science shows gluten-free trend is expensive BS – New York Post

New science shows gluten-free trend is expensive BS – New York Post

Gluten-free is a load of crock. According to a new study, there are zero health benefits to eating a gluten-free diet for most people. What’s more, they’re shelling out two-to-three times more cash to follow the needless trend. Take Matt Hopper, a 32-year-…
September 24, 2019
Face Transplant Recipient’s Donor Face Now Failing – Snopes.com

Face Transplant Recipient’s Donor Face Now Failing – Snopes.com

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face. Carmen Blandin Tarleton…
September 24, 2019
State health officials confirm 3rd Massachusetts resident has died of EEE – WCVB Boston

State health officials confirm 3rd Massachusetts resident has died of EEE – WCVB Boston

BOSTON —A third person has died of Eastern equine encephalitis in Massachusetts this year, according to state health officials. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health told WCVB that is has received reports about three fatalities among the 10 confirme…
September 24, 2019
Rabid Fox Attacks Woman in Upper Hudson Valley – wpdh.com

Rabid Fox Attacks Woman in Upper Hudson Valley – wpdh.com

Officials in Columbia County are warning people to be on the look out after a rabid gray fox attacked a woman. CBS Albany says it happened Saturday afternoon at the Roe-Jan Boat Club near Germantown The victim told CBS that they were down near the water when…
September 23, 2019
Over 65? Utah doctor advises yearly memory test – KSL.com

Over 65? Utah doctor advises yearly memory test – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY For the first time, the nations leading group of brain doctors is recommending everyone age 65 and older receive a yearly memory assessment. Up to now, it has been common for physicians to overlook memory complaints, or at least not seek if th…
September 23, 2019
Blood pressure medication recall for cancer risk expanded – 10TV

Blood pressure medication recall for cancer risk expanded – 10TV

A blood pressure medication recall has been expanded due to the possible inclusion of an impurity that could lead to cancer, given long-term exposure. It's one of the dozens of such recalls which started in July 2018. While these recalls have created a panic…
September 23, 2019
Flavoured e-cigarettes can kill lung cells, study finds – New Zealand Herald

Flavoured e-cigarettes can kill lung cells, study finds – New Zealand Herald

by RNZ New Australian research published this morning says flavoured e-cigarettes can kill lung cells. The study's lead researcher, Miranda Ween from the School of Medicine at Adelaide University, told RNZ the study was investigating whether or not the sa…
September 22, 2019
World Health Organization says Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola – CNA

World Health Organization says Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola – CNA

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania has declined to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, posing a challenge in efforts to fight the outbreak. Despite several requests "to date, clinical data, results of the inv…